Brinkley Family History

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Jerusha Hadley TowellAge: 83 years18651949

Name
Jerusha Hadley Towell
Given names
Jerusha Hadley
Surname
Towell
Married name
Jerusha Hadley Brinkley
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The California Death Index entry for Jerusha's son John Louis Brinkley shows her maiden name as Towell.

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Jerusha's death certificate lists her mother's name as Elizabeth Hawkins and her father as Ira W. Towell.

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Jerusha's tombstone lists her name as Jerusha H. Brinkley.

Birth December 29, 1865 34 27
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Jerusha's death certificate lists her birthdate as December 29, 1865. The certificate shows she was born in Howell County, Missouri.

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Jerusha's tombstone lists her birth year as 1865.

Birth of a brotherIsaac Furguson Towell
July 19, 1868 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam S. Towell
about 1870 (Age 4 years)
Census August 26, 1870 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterCaroline A. “Carrie” Towell
July 1873 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterMary J. Towell
about 1876 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherNathamus Hardy Towell
December 31, 1879 (Age 14 years)
Census June 29, 1880 (Age 14 years)
MarriageJames Wesley BrinkleyView this family
April 7, 1884 (Age 18 years)
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The Phelps County marriage records show James Brinkley and Jerusha Hadley Towell were married April 7, 1884.

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James and Jerusha Brinkley were buried side-by-side and share the same tombstone.

Publication: Missouri State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: January 24, 1938.
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James Brinkley's death certificate lists Jerusha Brinkley as his wife.

Event
Photograph
about April 7, 1884 (Age 18 years)

James and Jerusha Brinkley
James and Jerusha Brinkley

Note: Thanks to Bill Brinkley of Brinkley and Associates in Houston for bringing this photo to life in color.


Birth of a daughter
#1
Edith Elizabeth “Lizzie” Brinkley
March 1885 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Ira Wiley Brinkley
October 22, 1887 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Relora Jane “Lora” Brinkley
October 12, 1889 (Age 23 years)
Publication: Copyright 2004 by Marti Krach (becca1959@verizon.net)
Citation details: Dixon Pilot/Pulaski County Pilot 09 May 1963 (Wagoner, Relora Jane)
Birth of a son
#4
William Floyd Brinkley
February 7, 1892 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#5
James Wesley Brinkley, Jr.
March 15, 1894 (Age 28 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMargaret
September 15, 1894 (Age 28 years)
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Margaret's tombstone lists her death date as September 15, 1894.

Burial of a paternal grandmotherMargaret
September 1894 (Age 28 years)
Cemetery: Camp Creek Cemetery
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Margaret's tombstone lists her death date as September 15, 1894.

Camp Creek Cemetery - Margaret Hawkins
Camp Creek Cemetery - Margaret Hawkins

Note: This photo was provided by Mary Anne Wilcox Ragsdale.

Birth of a son
#6
John Louis “Louis” Brinkley
March 28, 1898 (Age 32 years)
Death of a sisterLucy Mae Towell
March 17, 1899 (Age 33 years)

Death of a brotherNathamus Hardy Towell
March 28, 1899 (Age 33 years)
Burial of a brotherNathamus Hardy Towell
March 1899 (Age 33 years)
Cemetery: Camp Creek School Cemetery
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 34 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth “Betty” Hawkins
March 26, 1901 (Age 35 years)
Burial of a motherElizabeth “Betty” Hawkins
March 1901 (Age 35 years)
Cemetery: Camp Creek Cemetery
Camp Creek Cemetery - Betty Towell
Camp Creek Cemetery - Betty Towell

Note: This photo was provided by Mary Anne Wilcox Ragsdale.

Birth of a daughter
#7
Lucy Mae Brinkley
June 22, 1901 (Age 35 years)
Marriage of a childThomas Levi ShawEdith Elizabeth “Lizzie” BrinkleyView this family
Type: Religious marriage
March 1, 1903 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8
Beatrice Brinkley
September 21, 1903 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9
Amy Anna Brinkley
March 29, 1906 (Age 40 years)
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Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005.

Census May 5, 1910 (Age 44 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Floyd BrinkleyRose MayView this family
about 1911 (Age 45 years)

Death of a brotherOliver Jesse “Jesse” Towell
August 30, 1913 (Age 47 years)
Publication: Missouri State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: September 8, 1913.
Death of a fatherIra Towell
November 3, 1916 (Age 50 years)
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The tombstone lists Ira's death date as November 3, 1916.

Burial of a fatherIra Towell
November 1916 (Age 50 years)
Cemetery: Camp Creek Cemetery
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The tombstone lists Ira's death date as November 3, 1916.

Camp Creek Cemetery - Ira Towell
Camp Creek Cemetery - Ira Towell

Note: This photo was provided by Mary Anne Wilcox Ragsdale.

Marriage of a childJames Wesley Brinkley, Jr.Rose May WilliamsView this family
November 6, 1917 (Age 51 years)
Census January 6, 1920 (Age 54 years)
Census April 21, 1930 (Age 64 years)
Death of a sonJames Wesley Brinkley, Jr.
December 15, 1932 (Age 66 years)
Burial of a sonJames Wesley Brinkley, Jr.
1932 (Age 66 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Thomas Towell
October 10, 1933 (Age 67 years)
Burial of a brotherJohn Thomas Towell
October 1933 (Age 67 years)
Cemetery: Camp Creek School Cemetery
Death of a husbandJames Wesley Brinkley
November 29, 1937 (Age 71 years)
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James' tombstone shows he died in 1937.

Publication: Missouri State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: January 24, 1938.
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James' death date is listed as November 29, 1937 and the place is listed as Jerome, Missouri.

Burial of a husbandJames Wesley Brinkley
November 30, 1937 (Age 71 years)
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This tombstone indicated James is buried in the Harrison-Pillman Cemetery.

Publication: Missouri State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: January 24, 1938.
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This death certificate indicated James was buried in the Harrison-Pillman Cemetery November 30, 1937.

Death of a brotherIsaac Furguson Towell
November 23, 19441:10 AM (Age 78 years)
Cause: Cariovascular Disease and Senile Dementia
Burial of a brotherIsaac Furguson Towell
1944 (Age 78 years)
Cemetery: Camp Creek School Cemetery
Death December 3, 194920:35 (Age 83 years)
Cause of death: Mitral Stenois (Heart)
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Jerusha's tombstone shows she died in 1949.

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Jerusha's death certificate list her death date as December 3, 1949.

Citation details: Rolla Herald, 7 Dec 1949, Wed, Page 1

Burial December 4, 1949 (1 day after death)
Cemetery: Harrison-Pillman Cemetery
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Jerusha's tombstone is located in Harrison-Pillman Cemetery.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1855
1 year
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
2 years
herself
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
Family with James Wesley Brinkley - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: April 7, 1884Phelps, Missouri, USA
1 year
daughter
3 years
son
2 years
daughter
2 years
son
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BirthDeath Certificate (Missouri File No. 36350), Jerusha H. Towell
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Jerusha's death certificate lists her birthdate as December 29, 1865. The certificate shows she was born in Howell County, Missouri.

BirthTombstone, Harrison-Pillman Cemetery in Phelps County, Missouri
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Jerusha's tombstone lists her birth year as 1865.

MarriagePhelps County, Missouri marriage records, 1857-1920
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The Phelps County marriage records show James Brinkley and Jerusha Hadley Towell were married April 7, 1884.

MarriageTombstone, Harrison-Pillman Cemetery in Phelps County, Missouri
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James and Jerusha Brinkley were buried side-by-side and share the same tombstone.

MarriageDeath Certificate (Missouri File No. 46350), James Wesley Brinkley
Publication: Missouri State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: January 24, 1938.
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James Brinkley's death certificate lists Jerusha Brinkley as his wife.

NameCalifornia Death Index, 1940-1997
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The California Death Index entry for Jerusha's son John Louis Brinkley shows her maiden name as Towell.

NameDeath Certificate (Missouri File No. 36350), Jerusha H. Towell
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Jerusha's death certificate lists her mother's name as Elizabeth Hawkins and her father as Ira W. Towell.

NameTombstone, Harrison-Pillman Cemetery in Phelps County, Missouri
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Jerusha's tombstone lists her name as Jerusha H. Brinkley.

DeathTombstone, Harrison-Pillman Cemetery in Phelps County, Missouri
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Jerusha's tombstone shows she died in 1949.

DeathDeath Certificate (Missouri File No. 36350), Jerusha H. Towell
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Jerusha's death certificate list her death date as December 3, 1949.

DeathNewspapers.com
Citation details: Rolla Herald, 7 Dec 1949, Wed, Page 1
BurialTombstone, Harrison-Pillman Cemetery in Phelps County, Missouri
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Jerusha's tombstone is located in Harrison-Pillman Cemetery.

EventJames and Jerusha BrinkleyJames and Jerusha Brinkley
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Note: Thanks to Bill Brinkley of Brinkley and Associates in Houston for bringing this photo to life in color.
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DeathDeath Certificate (Missouri File No. 36350), Jerusha BrinkleyDeath Certificate (Missouri File No. 36350), Jerusha Brinkley
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Citation details: Rolla Herald, 7 Dec 1949, Wed, Page 1
BurialHarrison-Pillman Cemetery (James & Jersusha Brinkley)Harrison-Pillman Cemetery (James & Jersusha Brinkley)
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I took this photo in the Harrison-Pillman cemetery on 06/27/2004.

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